We don’t know about where you live, but here in Georgia the heat in August can be down right sweltering! The sun shines down and the humidity is simply off the charts. It’s all you can do to try and stay cool, and air conditioning becomes your best friend.
In heat like that the last thing we want to do in the Test Kitchen is cook up a hot meal or really eat anything hot at all. For some reason we just aren’t as hungry in this heat and it seems the only food we can stand eating is something cool. So, if you share these same feelings about eating hot food when it is too hot out to stand it, try one of these “cool” menus for those hot summer nights.
As important as air-conditioning in August, we just love ice cream or any frozen dessert. So much so, that sometimes we may just skip a meal all together and have dessert for dinner. Heck, in August we will try any recipe with the word frozen in it! So treat your family and cool off after dinner with one of Paula’s best frozen desserts!Read More From Cooking Basics.
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Join Paula for a book signing/meet & greet from 11:00 – 2:00 at Wolf Furniture in Hagerstown, MD.
Friday, May 9th starting at 6:30 pm at the Downstream Casino Pavilion. Admission: $100 per person; $60 per person for auction only. Limited seating available. Purchase tickets online. Proceeds benefit The Bag Lady Foundation.
Join Paula for tea and conversation at St. Mark Catholic Church, Richmond, KY. Get tickets online.
In celebration of the 25th Anniversary, come join the Deen Family for a Book Signing at The Lady & Sons on Friday, June 13th from 10 am to 12 pm.
The event is free; 350 wristbands to be distributed starting at 9 am.
Join Paula and family for a Party at Sea aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas to Labadee, Jamaica, and Cozumel (roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale) presented by Alice Travel. We will be having special, separate events for kids on this one with Jack Deen hosting the kids program! Click here for more information, and please note that the Paula Deen cruise is only available by booking directly with Alice Travel Book now before the prices start going up on the cruise and air!